Patent Number: 8,823,806

Title: Method and apparatus for television band pilot sensing

Abstract: A DTV pilot sensor generates DTV pilot tone detection decisions associated with monitored television band channels without knowledge or estimation of a noise level of the monitored channel.

Inventors: Samarasooriya; Vajira (Ottawa, CA), Payer; Daniel (Rockland, CA), Yee; Jung (Ottawa, CA)

Assignee: Wi-Lan, Inc.

International Classification: H04N 17/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018